Dot Com Pho – Free Mercedes-Benz Edition

California is the biggest market for Mercedes-Benz convertibles. With the year round sunshine, it’s not hard to understand why. With the sun out, and temperature hovering around 86F, I decided to use this episode of Dot Com Pho to show off my newest ride: a $120,000 Mercedes-Benz SL550 that I got for free!

Completely redesigned for 2013, the new SL550 is the real ultimate tanning machine. It’s beautiful with the top up or down, it’s really fast (0-60 MPH in 4 seconds), and it’s quite possibility the most technology ladened car in the world. Not only can it park itself, it can tell if you’re falling asleep behind the wheel!

In addition to the wonder Benz, this Dot Com Pho features Chris Voss of the Chris Voss Show showing off a Go Pro that is really a no go. Anyone is welcome to join us for Dot Com Pho. Follow me on Twitter to find out the time and place of the next one.

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50 thoughts on “Dot Com Pho – Free Mercedes-Benz Edition”

  1. Craig says:

    very nice ride love it

  2. Dino Vedo says:

    So the million dollar question.. who gave it to you for free!?

    1. John Chow says:

      You’ll find out soon enough. And you’re also find out how you can get your own Mercedes-Benz for free as well! 🙂

      1. That’s really funny john, let us waiting for the secret 🙂

      2. Dan says:

        If I get a free Benz, I’m gonna fly over there and force a night out on you (the kind we do around here). Tab on me, of course! haha..

        Cheers guys!

  3. ellieyan says:

    My Dad’s favorite ride was always a merc..He has owned three and now has a silver edition one. It’s so cool you got one for free lol that is really a gift from heaven. Mercs are so sturdy and reliable I wish I could own day maybe. 🙂

  4. Dustin says:

    free mercedez benz?! where can i get one!???

    1. John Chow says:

      You’ll find out soon enough. 🙂

      1. ill like this 🙂 thanks john.. 😉

  5. John, how did you get this free 😉

  6. Robert says:

    Omgoes, people work hard for that shit! n you get it for free? come on…teach me!

  7. Happy for you John.

    How can I get mine asap for free?

  8. Atom says:

    Do u mean you got a free ride? Or a free car, like totally yours forever and free.
    Secret John, secret. How long you want me to wait:)

    1. John Chow says:

      If all I got was a free ride, I wouldn’t blog about it. LOL I get to keep the car. 🙂

  9. A stunning car for a great man in the branch.

  10. It only the car would have been a Jaguar, I would have been interested.

  11. Sa-weeet! Nothing like the Benzo!

  12. The noodle lady’s not too shabby either!

  13. faisal says:

    Nice, Mercedes for free but isin’t 30 degrees C quite hot for driving top down?

    I recently reviewed the SLK350, a smaller sports car from Mercedes than the SL550, it was very eye catchy offering good performance.

    Here is my review –

    1. John Chow says:

      Just roll up the window, engage the air draft blocker, turn the AC and you’ll be fine. Already tried that. Works great. 🙂

      1. faisal says:

        What speed did you hit? I think this car is limited to 155 mph.

  14. Matt says:

    How much was the tax?

    1. John Chow says:

      The sale tax in California varies from county to county. In Orange County, the rate is 8%.

  15. JamesW says:

    Mercedes are good ,especially when you get them for Free 🙂

  16. soon you will find your skin darker than yesterday….

    1. John Chow says:

      Two words: sun block! 🙂

  17. Hi John,

    Your post is half informative. I mean you don’t say where you got it for free.

  18. Rick says:

    This is what I’m looking for, just show me the way!

  19. This is really intriguing.. A free merc !! What did you do to earn it cause there aint no free lunches in this world 🙂

  20. Russ says:

    Sweet. Ride on.

  21. Tom says:

    Nice car. I actually prefers BMWs. I know you got a Mercedes but which one do you like better?

    1. John Chow says:

      I’ve always like Benz more than BMW. But the new M5 is really cool and does offer better value than the upcoming 2014 E63 AMG.

  22. Adrian says:

    Cool car John. Can’t wait to see how you got it.

  23. Nice audio John using your Sony Bluetooth!
    Was this filmed on your iPhone or a camcorder?


    1. John Chow says:

      That was filmed with Olympus O-MD E-M5 m43 camera with Panasonic 20mm f1/7 lens.

  24. Kevin says:

    wow.. that SL550… looks amazing john..

  25. Richard Mark says:

    I have a gut feeling you got this through MOBE? Am I right?

  26. Dario Izaks says:

    Well when you become a great blogger,those are the rewards:)

  27. Michael says:

    How do you get women in your mecerdes

  28. mrbiggie says:

    Man, that’s a nice ride! Will you show me how I could get the S65 for free?

  29. Kael says:

    This is amazing. I love the color combo !! Super excited to see how you worked this deal!!

  30. Sal says:

    Go JC & long live Mobe;)

  31. RB says:

    There’s no such thing as a free lunch…

  32. david amodt says:

    great video and nice car. in OC and gotta try out the pho sometime. sounds fun. what is vanessa’s website? can’t find it anywhere?

  33. M.O.B.E. definitely rocks 😉 Hope to earn from it one day 😉 Btw Congrats John

  34. Vkool says:

    That’s very nice car, I bet this car is from a JV contest recently. Very curious about getting Free Mecedes? Is it from MOBE?

  35. that car is sweet men…..I will get mine soon through you

  36. outlr says:

    Hello Mr. John
    This post is really interesting to read.

  37. John,

    You truly are an inspiration. I can only hope to make it to this level one day. Head up, keep working hard and maybe one day, I’ll be getting a free Mercedes :). I can always dream!

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